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Diabetic Nephropathy: GFR Is Down To 18 From 21

2017-03-27 08:10

Q:

I have been diabetic for 20 years. My kidney damage is caused by diabetes. As of today my GFR is down to 18. Two months ago it was 21. Can you give me some treatment for Diabetic Nephropathy?

 

A:

Diabetic Nephropathy: GFR Is Down To 18 From 21Diabetes will cause your kidney damage. Your GFR is down to 18 from 21, which indicates your diabetes is not under good control. Diabetic nephropathy treatment includes:

1. Take regular physical activity

Exercise can help you lose weight, lower your blood sugar and boost your sensitivity to insulin which can help you keep blood sugar within a normal range. Besides, studies have shown that aerobic exercise and resistance training can control diabetes.

2. Get enough fiber

Fiber intake can reduce your risk of diabetes by improving your blood sugar control, lower your risk of heart disease and promoting weight loss by helping you feel full. Fiber is rich in fruits, vegetables, beans, whole grains and nuts. Whole grains foods include various breads, pasta prducts and cereals.

3. Eat lean sources of protein

Lean proteins include skinless white meat chicken, most fish, dairy products, beans, eggs, pork tenderloin and lean varieties of red meat.

4. Eat some good fats

Foods that are rich in good fats include avocados, most nuts like almonds, pecans, cashews and peanuts, fish, tofu, flaxseed and more. Bad fats include fatty meats including regular beef, or ground beef, bacon, sausage, fatty dairy products like cream, ice cream, full-fat milk, cheese, butter and so on.

5. Chinese Medicine treatments

On the basis of Chinese medicines, our hospital-Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease Hospital creates a systematic Chinese medicine therapy including Medicated Bath, Medicated Foot Bath, Mai Kang Mixture, Medicinal Soup, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy and Acupuncture, etc. Different patient will be given different therapy. Chinese medicines first cleanse toxins and wastes out of your body via urine, bowel movement and sweat glands. In a clean and healthy blood environment, Chinese medicines can repair injured kidney tissues and improve renal function through dilating blood vessels, improving blood circulation, preventing inflammation and coagulation, degrading extracellular matrix, providing nutrients and removing blood stasis. Diabetic Nephropathy can be treated from the root. GFR 18 will be increased naturally.

The above suggestion can help improve your gfr level in Diabetic Nephropathy. If you have any question, you can leave a message below or consult our online doctor directly.

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